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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Pres. Jonathan holds security meeting with Govs, spiritual leaders, heads of security agencies

President Jonathan this afternoon (meeting may still be going on as you read this) held a closed door meeting with some state governors, heads of security agencies, ministers and spiritual leaders in the country with a view of finding lasting solution to the security problems the nation is currently facing.
 
The meeting which started around 12.10 this afternoon has in attendance Willie Obiano (Anambra), Theodore Orji (Abia), Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara), Seriake Dickson (Bayelsa), Gabriel Suswam (Benue), Martins Elechi (Ebonyi), Abdulfatah Ahmed (Kwara), Emmanuel Uduaghan (Delta), Murtala Nyako (Adamawa), Kashim Shettima (Borno), Aliyu Wamako (Sokoto), Ramalan Yero (Kaduna ), Garba Umar (Taraba), Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), Tanko Al-Makura (Nasarawa), Seidu Dakingari (Kebbi), Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom), Babangida Aliyu (Niger), Olusegun Mimiko (Ondo), Lyel Imoke (Cross River), Ibrahim Dankwambo (Gombe) and Isa Yuguda (Bauchi).
 
Spiritual leaders, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor (President of CAN), the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III as well as  Ministers of Interior, Defence, Police Affairs, Foreign, Agriculture, FCT and the Attorney-General of the Federation are all in attendance. Continue...

'Half of a Yellow Sun is one of the biggest films I've done' - Genevieve

Super actress, Genevieve Nnaji who has done hundreds of movies said Half of a Yellow Sun is one of the biggest movies she has done. In an interactive session with journalists she said;
“Half of a Yellow Sun is one of the biggest films I have done so far, but definitely not the most challenging role I have played in movies. I have done a lot more challenging roles in Nollywood”
Genevieve Nnaji played the role of Miss. Adebayo in the movie. She said it was safer for her because she didn’t have to experience the horrors of the war but hopes that in future if a different story is told about the civil war she will love play to the role of an Igbo woman where she would express what it meant to be an Igbo woman at that era. Continue...

Beyonce named the Most Influential Person by Time Magazine...

Bow down, commoners! Lol. Queen Bey is on the cover of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People issue. She tops this year's list of the 100 Most Influential people in the world, joining heads of states and civil activists.

Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and billionaire businessman Aliko Dangote and eight other Africans made the list which was released today.
 
The list also includes President Obama, Chile President Michelle Bachelet, US Secretary of State John Kerry, Pharrell, Kerry Washington, Serena Williams amongst others. See full list here.

Boko Haram threatens to kill abducted girls if search is not stopped

Boko Haram men have threatened to kill the school girls they abducted in the early hours of April 15th if the search for them continues. This is after some Borno women under the auspices of BAOBAB Women’s Right said they are planning to storm the Sambisa forest where the abducted girls are believed to be held.

The women said since efforts by the military to rescue the girls haven't worked so far, it was time for them to take matters into their hands as concerned mothers.

The Spokesperson for the group, Professor Hauwa Biu, told newsmen
"We are ready to go into the forest and search for the girls. In fact, we are prepared to risk our lives and get up to Boko Haram camp and appeal to them to release the children to us so that they can re unite with their parents. There is nothing extraordinary in our quest to enter the dangerous forest. We learnt that some men in Chibok had earlier embarked on such mission, which later turned out to be fruitless. We felt that as mothers, we are in a better position to have the sympathy and concern over the fate of the missing girls. Our target is not to fight the abductors, but we want to beg them to release the girls in the name of the God that we all worship.”

Grants Scotch Whisky celebrates easter with 'Grant & Friends' offer

William Grant’s Scotch Whisky, the Premium international scotch whisky brand with rich heritage of quality that has been sustained through 5 generations is rewarding its esteemed consumers with fantastic offers during the Easter celebration and thereafter. The premium William Grant’s Scotch Whisky variants are available in bars and leading outlets in 75cl, 37.5cl, 5cl bottles. Continue...

Photos: Policeman beaten & tied up by mob after allegedly shooting driver

This incident happened this afternoon along Patigi Road in Kwara State. According to eye-witnesses, the policeman tied above and a few of his colleagues stopped a driver delivering telecoms equipment to a site at Patigi and allegedly demanded for money. When the driver refused to part with money, an argument ensued and he was shot in the arm. (You will find the graphic pic after the cut). After the shooting, a mob descended on the policemen but were only able to catch one as the others ran away.

The one caught was beaten and tied up by a mob. See more pics after the cut...

Heavily pregnant Ciara looks stunning in new photos

Heavily pregnant Ciara shares photos from her shoot with W magazine. She's expecting her first child with singer/rapper, Future. She's expected to give birth in the coming weeks. See another pic after the cut...

New Video: El-Phlex - Low Waist

The fast rising duo, El-Phlex, have finally released the video for one of their most anticipated singles, “Low Waist”. The clean cut video is released from the stables of Pillar Records and shot at Chartwell Castel in Johannesburg, South Africa. Enjoy...

Ramsey Noah, Toke, 2face, other stars attend Nigeria Entertainment Conference

Ramsey Noah, Toke Makinwa, 2face Idibia, Basketmouth, Dr Sid and many other stars attended the second edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Conference which held at the Grand Ballroom of Eko Hotel and Suites yesterday April 23rd. Continue to see more photos...

Guess the celebrity baby...

The cute baby in the is surrounded by celebs (Flavour, bracket, Paul Okoye) so you know his dad or mum is a celeb. Can you guess the celebrity seed?

Darey Art Alade and CoolFM's Freeze to host Gulder Club Ultimate

Two of Nigeria’s leading entertainers have been announced as the host for Gulder Club Ultimate in Enugu. Singer, broadcaster and host Darey will join popular presenter Freeze of Cool FM 96.9 to host two nights of clubbing magic at the Polo Park Mall in Enugu.

Meanwhile, the Official DJ to the undisputed black diamond Wande Coal, DJ Spinall who is known for his distinct and fearless taste in music will join forces with Chocolate City’s phenomenal DJ Caise, the ever-blazing DJ Neptune and turntable magician Big N on the biggest clubbing collaboration in Nigeria. Continue...

Actress Jodie Foster marries Ellen DeGeneres' ex-girlfriend

In 2014, women marry women. I'm sure one would have been stoned to death if one had suggested it many centuries ago. I find woman and woman coupling weirder than man and man...maybe because men have that and that that allows them enjoy themselves, but women only have that, so how do they...? #Rhetoricalquestion...:-)

Anyway, actress Jodie Foster, 51, has married talk show host Ellen Degeneres' ex girlfriend, 44 year old photographer, Alexandra Hedison. Foster's rep confirmed to E Online yesterday.
"The couple said their vows over the weekend. They're totally in love,' a source told E!.

Matilda Obaseki's take on husband/wife/bestfriend relationship...

Who agrees with her?

Lupita shares baby pic day after she's named People Most Beautiful

Wow, she really grew into a beauty! Proud of her!

Samsung S5 Launches in West Africa

Some brands come into the stores unannounced, but not Samsung Mobile Nigeria. Awesome products have always been welcomed with spellbinding events. With their newest and most recent entry into the premium Galaxy S series –the Galaxy S5 – they pulled out the stops and recorded a lot of firsts. Continue...

Oh no! Chris Brown to be locked up till June as his trial is delayed

This is what they call witch hunting..lol. When people say someone in your village is doing you, this is what it looks like. They're doing whatever they can to break him. Now feeling really sorry for him. Chris Brown will stay in jail until June after his D.C assault trial was delayed for months. His lawyer applied for bail yesterday but a judge in L.A turned him down.

His trial was supposed to start yesterday April 23rd but was delayed because his bodyguard, Chris Hollosy, who has already been found guilty of assault, wanted immunity to testify on Chris' behalf, saying that he and not Chris punched the fan. But he wasn't granted immunity and so he is refusing to testify while he appeals his verdict. Chris Brown's trial is now on hold until after Hollosy's appeal concludes...and this will take months. Chris Brown faces up to four years in prison if found guilty.

The singer reportedly broke down in court when he was told his bail application was denied. Now he's being sent back to California on Con-Air in chains to await his trial date. Hang in there, Chris!

Dear LIB readers: What does it mean when you have constant sex in dreams?

From a female LIB reader
This might sound unbelievable but it's the truth. I'm a 29 year old civil servant and I've been having sex in my dreams for years now.
There is a man who constantly has sex with me in the dream. When I say good sex I mean great sex. Goes down on me. Kisses me passionately and does all sort of things one can't even imagine and I wake up wet in real life. 
He appears only in the afternoon whenever I take naps, never at night  and this happens every single time I close my eyes at noon. The scary thing is that every time I try to look at his face he changes to either my brother, father, cousins or even my co workers. 

Nigeria's largest photo & imaging shows will hold on April 29-May 3

Join Nigeria’s largest photo and imaging show on April 29th to May3rd 2014. This year’s edition of the Nigeria Photography Expo and Conference (NiPHEC) will have over 30 workshops and 20 facilitators converging under one roof.

Nikon proudly supports NiPHEC for second year in a row now. Continuously propagating the love for photography, Nikon will be offering Free photography classes on April 30-May 2 at the venue to avid fans and photography enthusiasts. Continue...

Photo: Dencia acquires 2014 Range Rover Evoque

She shared the pic on her instagram page. Congrats to her. See what she wrote after the cut...

Estranged wife of Pastor Chris Okafor accuses him of assault

Even a man of God is being accused of battery? Wow! The estranged wife of the pastor of Mountain of Liberation Miracles Ministires, Dr. Chris Okafor, has accused him of beating her up at their home in Magodo, Lagos, Punch reports.

Bessem Okafor, who has been separated from Dr Okafor for two years and lives apart from him, said she had gone to her former marital home a few weeks ago to visit her four kids who were in the custody of their father when trouble started.

Bessem told Punch
“I have not seen my children for nine months and our lawyers agreed that I could come see them at home after school hours by 5pm. I went to the house at the appointed time, but my children were not there. I had to wait outside in the compound until 10pm before my husband arrived; the children were not with him. They were later brought home by the driver about 12am. By then it was clear I couldn’t leave again, I had to spend the night. Continue...

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

New Video: Bular - Tonight

Fast rising Afro-pop singer/song writer Bular presents the official video to his single 'Tonight'. Signed unto Firematic Entertainment Group, the gifted Bular born Anaege Henry Somtochukwu who was nominated in the 'Best New Act' category of the 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA), dazzles with his amazing blend of hi-life and hip hop in Tonight. Produced by Blaq Jersey, the exceptional video is directed by Director Frames. Enjoy...

Photos: Ogun state politician allegedly batters wife

Just got this mail from an NGO that deals with domestic violence cases. According to their story, the woman above is the wife of an Ogun-state politician named Bashorun Bayo Awosanya. He allegedly attacked her at their residence in Sagamu on Easter Sunday April 20th around 8.30pm after an argument. The lady was saved by their gateman who heard her cries for help from his station.

She's currently receiving treatment at a hospital in Sagamu. Her people figured it won't hurt for people to see what the man did, so they sent the pics to the press. This madness has got to stop! You have to be the lowest of the lowest scum to hit a woman so bad she lands in the hospital. Continue to see more photos...

Meet captured Fulani herdsmen who confessed to being Boko Haram members

These are the faces of some of the people causing terror in Nigeria. These 17 men you see above are Fulani Herdsmen who were recently captured by the military. They were part of the group that terrorized residents in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba and Zamfara recently. They also took part in the recent killing of hundreds of people and burning of houses in Wukari, Taraba state. After their capture, they confessed to being members of the Boko Haram sect.

The military released the pic above and a statement signed by the Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade. Find it below...
“A group of terrorists operating under the guise of herdsmen from a camp in the outskirt of Wukari have been arrested, while others died after an attack on military check point at Gindin Dorowa, a suburb of Wukari in Taraba State”. Continue...

New Video: Burna Boy - Won Da Mo ft D'banj

Official video for 'Won Da Mo' by Burnaboy ft D'banj directed by Godfather Productions. Enjoy...

Jaiye Keyz releases new music video + promo pictures

Jaiye Keyz, one of Africa’s well known “Keytarist”, just released the video for his new single "Don't You Worry Child". Jaiye, who performs with a Keytar which is a keyboard designed to be carried like a guitar, thereby allowing for mobility, and greater expression, also just released some nice looking promo pics. See more pics and the video after the cut...

Vybz Kartel caught on video committing murder; video leaks online

On April 3rd Jamaican dance-hall star Vybz Kartel was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing a former associate, Clive 'Lizard' Williams. He just filed an appeal against his sentence but it's unlikely he will make any headway with that because his murder video just leaked online.

When he was arrested back in 2011, the center piece of the murder case was a video tape made at the crime scene (Vybz' own home) implicating Vybz and his co-defendants. Well, someone just leaked that video footage...and it's chilling! They chopped the guy into pieces...that's why a body has never been found. This guy is ruthless, OMG! Continue...

'My mother and father were brother and sister' - Harrysong reveals

Singer Harrysong known now as Mr Songs, revealed recently that his father and mother are siblings.

In an interview with Yes! magazine, he said he's an only child because his parents split after finding out they were related by blood.
"My father and mother are actually brother and sister. They gave birth to me before they could realize that. It was a big abomination, so they had to separate. Even, they attempted to kill my father in that village but he fled, because in Warri where I come from , it is a taboo. They termed it incest.”

ABSU student wins brand new car at Etisalat Cliqfest

Did you know that in the last four years, Etisalat has given out 41 brand new cars, 82 laptops and more than 260 smart phones to empower students across Universities, Colleges of Education and Polytechnics in Nigeria? 

The most recent car winner is Destiny Ugochukwu, a student of Abia State University who won a brand new car just last weekend when Etisalat visited the campus at Uturu with its Cliqfest Seminar to educate the students on how to become self reliant and of great value to the nation after school, creating a long lasting impact on the students with Motivational Speaker, Niyi Adesanya. Continue..

Meet the world's first married lesbian threesome...

Lol, wetin person no go hear? Lesbian threesome couple, Doll, Kitten & Brynn, from Massachusetts, who were joined together in a marriage-style ceremony in August 2013, are expecting their first child, UK Daily Mail reports.
The world's only 'married' lesbian threesome are expecting a daughter in July. Kitten, 27, (pictured left) is pregnant after undergoing IVF treatment using an anonymous sperm donor, and the trio eventually plan to have three children - one for each of them.

Dear LIB readers: Should I still marry her?

From a male LIB reader
Met my girlfriend five years ago as we both came into university together. We started dating and in our third year she got pregnant which we had to quietly removed because we both were not prepared. Now we are both done with NYSC and in search of better paying jobs. The thing is she developed a sickness over the last one year which has been financially demanding. Her parents have sold all they can to keep her healthy and with the explanations from the doctors, her healing is far from now. I do believe in miracles but am worried if I can cope with the financial burden of her health when we get married as I am just about to start life myself.
Am thinking if it would be a wise decision to stay and marry her or do away with her.

Lupita Nyong'o named People magazine's Most Beautiful Woman

Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong'o has been named People magazine's Most Beautiful woman 2014. She covers the 25th publication of the magazine.

An excited Lupita says its a major compliment;
"It was exciting and just a major, major compliment and especially, I was happy for all the girls who would see me on [it] and feel a little more seen." she said

Introducing HouseBoy

HouseBoy is a domestic marketplace that assists neighbours to get things done. We offer a range of online and offline services including meal ordering, event catering, laundry, package deliveries, domestic and industrial cleaning, and so much more. 

We're revolutionizing the way people work, by redefining what it means to be neighbourly. Continue..

Photo: Actress Nia Long poses nude for Allure magazine

43 year old mother of two Nia Long goes nude for Allure magazine annual 'Naked Truth' issue. The pic features the actress butt naked in the sand with her hands covering the right places.
"Posing nude is probably the most uncomfortable thing ever, and not from a spiritual sense. I’m still going naked. I can still take it off, two babies later. The point is to capture the true essence of beauty in our most comfortable state - and that is nude" Nia revealed
See the full pic after the cut.

Juliet Ibrahim's H&M shopping bags causes storm on her page

Aye people! You show off expensive things, wahala, you show off H&M things...more wahala...lol. Actress Juliet Ibrahim showed off her H&M shopping bags on her instagram page and it caused some sort of debate on her page. Some fans felt she was too big to be shopping at H&M, while others felt she was being real. Is anyone too big to shop at H&M though? Continue...

Aftermath of Nyanya blast: Military checkpoint causes traffic gridlock

In the wake of the Nyanya bomb blast which occurred on Monday April 14th, which killed over 80 people, military checkpoints have been mounted at various strategic road junctions to check human and vehicular activities in the FCT.
 
Motorists/workers say these checkpoints have become a big problem for them as they lose many useful hours in traffic with some of them getting late to work and receiving queries.
 
According to a report on Channels TV, residents in Abuja say their fear is in the manner in which the military men carry out their search operations. They say the traffic opens them to a possible attack from Boko Haram men who can take advantage of the gridlock and strike again. They pleaded with the military to seek more effective ways to carry out their search...

Burna Boy, Seyi Shay raise the roof at Orijin Easter Sunday Bash

It was was an Easter Sunday to remember when Orijin, the latest addition to the Guinness range of quality products, hosted the most exciting and biggest Easter Sunday launch party at Elegushi beach.

Despite the rain, holiday makers turned out in their hundreds to witness scintillating performances from Burna Boy, Seyi Shay and Oristefemi amongst others who were on hand to ensure the night was a memorable one. Continue...


Photos: MamuZEE TwiNs attacked by Gunmen in Abuja

Singing duo MamuZEE TwiNs were attacked by armed robbers on Gwagwalada road, in Abuja yesterday April 22nd while returning from the immigration office. The gunmen, believed to be armed robbers, shot at them and shattered their car.

The Twins are currently at the hospital now, but are said to be doing fine and will return home today. Thank God they are fine. Another pic after the cut...

Nollywood actor Chris Nkulor dies after battle with kidney ailment

Nollywood actor Chris Nkulor has passed on after a battle with a kidney related disease. He died yesterday at Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching hospital Ile-Ife where he was undergoing treatment for the ailment. May his soul rest in peace. Amen.